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ANIMAL WELFARE BILL

EDM (Early Day Motion) 280: tabled on 15 December 2003

Tabled in the 2003-04 session.

This motion has been signed by 178 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House welcomes Her Majesty's Government's commitment to modernise the animal welfare laws; is also pleased that a duty of care is at the heart of the proposed Bill; recognises the crucial role the RSPCA has played in enforcing animal welfare legislation over the last two centuries; and looks forward to an early introduction of a Bill.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Austin, John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Erith and Thamesmead
Bailey, Mr Adrian
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
West Bromwich West
Baird, Vera
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Redcar
Baker, Norman
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Lewes
Barnes, Mr Harry
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
North East Derbyshire
Barrett, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Edinburgh West
Barron, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 2 November 2004
Rother Valley
Battle, John
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2003
Leeds West
Bennett, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Denton and Reddish
Berry, Dr Roger
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Kingswood
Best, Mr Harold
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Leeds North West
Blizzard, Mr Bob
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2003
Waveney
Bottomley, Sir Peter
Conservative
Signed on 16 December 2003
Worthing West
Bradley, Mr Keith
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Manchester, Withington
Brake, Tom
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 8 January 2004
Carshalton and Wallington
Brennan, Kevin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Cardiff West
Brooke, Annette
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Mid Dorset and North Poole
Brown, Mr Russell
Labour
Signed on 18 June 2004
Dumfries
Bryant, Chris
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Rhondda
Burgon, Colin
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2004
Elmet
Burstow, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Sutton and Cheam
Cable, Dr Vincent
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Twickenham
Calton, Mrs Patsy
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Cheadle
Campbell, Mr Ronnie
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Blyth Valley
Caton, Mr Martin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Gower
Challen, Colin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Morley and Rothwell
Chaytor, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Bury North
Clark, Mrs Helen
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Peterborough
Cohen, Harry
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Leyton and Wanstead
Colman, Mr Tony
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Putney
Cook, Frank
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2003
Stockton North
Corbyn, Jeremy
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2003
Islington North
Cotter, Brian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 2003
Weston-Super-Mare
Cox, Tom
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2004
Tooting
Cranston, Sir Ross
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Dudley North
Crausby, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2004
Bolton North East
Cruddas, Jon
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2004
Dagenham
Cryer, Mrs Ann
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Keighley
Davey, Mr Edward
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Kingston and Surbiton
Davey, Valerie
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Bristol West
David, Mr Wayne
Labour
Signed on 7 January 2004
Caerphilly
Dean, Mrs Janet
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Burton
Dismore, Mr Andrew
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Hendon
Dobbin, Jim
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Heywood and Middleton
Donohoe, Mr Brian H.
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Cunninghame South
Doughty, Sue
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Guildford
Drew, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2003
Stroud
Drown, Julia
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
South Swindon
Eagle, Angela
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Wallasey
Edwards, Mr Huw
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2004
Monmouth
Efford, Clive
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2003
Eltham
Ennis, Jeff
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2003
Barnsley East and Mexborough
Etherington, Bill
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Sunderland North
Farrelly, Paul
Labour
Signed on 19 October 2004
Newcastle-under-Lyme
Field, Mr Frank
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Birkenhead
Fitzsimons, Mrs Lorna
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Rochdale
Flynn, Paul
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Newport West
Follett, Barbara
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Stevenage
Foster, Mr Don
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Bath
Foster, Michael Jabez
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Hastings and Rye
Francis, Dr Hywel
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Aberavon
Gapes, Mike
Labour
Signed on 22 January 2004
Ilford South
George, Andrew
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
St Ives
Gibson, Dr Ian
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Norwich North
Gidley, Sandra
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Romsey
Griffiths, Jane
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Reading East
Griffiths, Mr Win
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Bridgend
Grogan, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Selby
Hamilton, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2004
Midlothian
Hancock, Mr Mike
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 16 December 2003
Portsmouth South
Harvey, Nick
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
North Devon
Heath, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Somerton and Frome
Hendrick, Mr Mark
Labour
Signed on 6 January 2004
Preston
Hepburn, Mr Stephen
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Jarrow
Hermon, Lady Sylvia
Ulster Unionist Party
Signed on 14 January 2004
North Down
Hesford, Stephen
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Wirral West
Heyes, David
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Ashton-under-Lyne
Holmes, Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Chesterfield
Hughes, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Doncaster North
Hughes, Simon
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
North Southwark and Bermondsey
Humble, Mrs Joan
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Blackpool North and Fleetwood
Iddon, Dr Brian
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Bolton South East
Illsley, Mr Eric
Labour
Signed on 18 December 2003
Barnsley Central
Jackson, Glenda
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2003
Hampstead and Highgate
Jackson, Helen
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Sheffield, Hillsborough
Jenkins, Mr Brian
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Tamworth
Jones, Mr Kevan
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
North Durham
Jones, Lynne
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Birmingham, Selly Oak
Jones, Mr Martyn
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Clwyd South
Jones, Mr Nigel
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 14 January 2004
Cheltenham
Keen, Alan
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Feltham and Heston
Keetch, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Hereford
Khabra, Mr Piara S
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Ealing, Southall
Kidney, Mr David
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Stafford
King, Andy
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Rugby and Kenilworth
Laws, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Yeovil
Lepper, David
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Brighton, Pavilion
Lewis, Mr Terry
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2003
Worsley
Lloyd, Tony
Labour
Signed on 27 February 2004
Manchester Central
Loughton, Tim
Conservative
Signed on 15 December 2003
East Worthing and Shoreham
Lucas, Ian
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Wrexham
MacDougall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Central Fife
Mackinlay, Andrew
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Thurrock
Mahon, Alice
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Halifax
Mann, John
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2004
Bassetlaw
Marris, Rob
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Wolverhampton South West
Marsden, Mr Gordon
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Blackpool South
Marsden, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 12 January 2004
Shrewsbury and Atcham
Marshall-Andrews, Mr Robert
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Medway
McCafferty, Chris
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2003
Calder Valley
McDonnell, John
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2003
Hayes and Harlington
McFall, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Dumbarton
McNamara, Mr Kevin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Kingston upon Hull North
McWilliam, Mr John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Blaydon
Meale, Mr Alan
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Mansfield
Moffatt, Laura
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Crawley
Mole, Chris
Labour
Signed on 20 January 2004
Ipswich
Moore, Mr Michael
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Tweeddale, Ettrick and Lauderdale
Morgan, Julie
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Cardiff North
Naysmith, Dr Doug
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2003
Bristol North West
O'Brien, Sir Bill
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Normanton
O'Hara, Mr Edward
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Knowsley South
Olner, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Nuneaton
Organ, Diana
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Forest of Dean
Owen, Albert
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2004
Ynys Môn
Perham, Linda
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Ilford North
Pickthall, Mr Colin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
West Lancashire
Pike, Mr Peter
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Burnley
Pope, Mr Greg
Labour
Signed on 8 January 2004
Hyndburn
Prosser, Gwyn
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Dover
Purchase, Mr Ken
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Wolverhampton North East
Rapson, Syd
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Portsmouth North
Rendel, Mr David
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Newbury
Robertson, John
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Glasgow, Anniesland
Rosindell, Andrew
Conservative
Signed on 15 December 2003
Romford
Ross, Mr Ernie
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Dundee West
Ruddock, Joan
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Lewisham, Deptford
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Colchester
Russell, Christine
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
City of Chester
Sanders, Mr Adrian
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Torbay
Sarwar, Mr Mohammad
Labour
Signed on 12 January 2004
Glasgow, Govan
Sawford, Phil
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Kettering
Shaw, Jonathan
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Chatham and Aylesford
Sheridan, Jim
Labour
Signed on 17 December 2003
West Renfrewshire
Shipley, Ms Debra
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Stourbridge
Simpson, Alan
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Nottingham South
Singh, Mr Marsha
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Bradford West
Smith, Llew
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Blaenau Gwent
Smith, Sir Robert
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine
Steinberg, Mr Gerry
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
City of Durham
Strang, Dr Gavin
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Edinburgh East and Musselburgh
Stringer, Graham
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Manchester, Blackley
Tami, Mark
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2003
Alyn and Deeside
Taylor, Ms Dari
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Stockton South
Taylor, David
Labour
Signed on 16 December 2003
North West Leicestershire
Thomas, Mr Simon
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 12 January 2004
Ceredigion
Thurso, John
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Tipping, Paddy
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Sherwood
Truswell, Mr Paul
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Pudsey
Turner, Mr Dennis
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Wolverhampton South East
Tyler, Mr Paul
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
North Cornwall
Tynan, Mr Bill
Labour
Signed on 15 January 2004
Hamilton South
Vis, Dr Rudi
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Finchley and Golders Green
Wareing, Mr Robert N.
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Liverpool, West Derby
White, Brian
Labour
Signed on 5 January 2004
North East Milton Keynes
Williams, Mrs Betty
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Conwy
Willis, Mr Phil
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 15 December 2003
Harrogate and Knaresborough
Wood, Mike
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Batley and Spen
Worthington, Tony
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Clydebank and Milngavie
Wright, Dr Tony
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Cannock Chase
Wyatt, Derek
Labour
Signed on 15 December 2003
Sittingbourne and Sheppey

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.